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Americans Evacuated From China Virus Zone Pass Health Test

WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials offered a reality check Tuesday about the scary new virus from China: They're expanding screenings of international travelers and taking other precautions but for now, they insist the risk to Americans is very low. “At thi...
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US Travelers Brace for Snowy Thanksgiving, ‘Bomb Cyclone’

MINNEAPOLIS — A storm packing heavy, blinding snow and fierce winds that wreaked havoc as it whipped through Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska marched into the upper Midwest on Wednesday as anxious Thanksgiving travelers buckled up and barreled headlong into a bu...